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Title:
The story of the Bible
Author:
Johnson, Luke Timothy.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Library ed.
Publication Information:
Chantilly, Va : Teaching Co., [2006]

©2006
Physical Description:
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 course guidebooks (22 cm).
Summary:
This course is an overview of the Bible, how it came to be, what forms it has taken, and the influence it has had throughout history. DVD format.
General Note:
"Course no. 6252."

24 lectures (30 min. each).

Two part set in two containers.
Language:
English
Contents:
pt. 1. disc 1. Lectures 1-6. Telling the story of a book -- Making TaNaK -- Forms of Jewish scripture -- Birth of the Christian Bible -- Formation of Jewish and Christian canons -- Writing and copying manuscripts -- pt. 1. disc 2. Lectures 7-12. Imperial sponsorship and the Bible -- lecture 8. Texts and translations--the ancient east -- lecture 9. Old Latin and the Vulgate -- lecture 10. Other ancient versions -- lecture 11. Monasteries and manuscripts -- lecture 12. Interpretation within Judaism.

pt. 2. disc 3. Lectures 13--18. Interpretation in medieval Christianity -- The Renaissance, printing, and the Bible -- The Protestant Reformation and the Bible -- Translating the Bible into modern languages -- The first efforts at Englishing the Bible -- The King James Version -- pt. 2. disc 4. Lectures 19--24. The romance of manuscripts -- Searching for the critical text -- The historical-critical approach -- The Bible in contemporary Judaism -- Contemporary Christians and their Bibles -- The Bible's story continues.
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ISBN:
9781598032505